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Malaysia burns illegal fishing boats to send a message

Move will beef up maritime security, deter foreign intrusion

Maritime officials set ablaze two fishing vessels in Kelantan on Wednesday. (Photo credit: MMEA)

KUALA LUMPUR --The Malaysian government said Wednesday that it has set fire to two illegal fishing boats from abroad after the conventional sinking method failed to prevent intrusion at sea.

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